An opportunity to purchase a substantial five-bedroom 2 bathroom detached farmhouse. Approached via a private road which leads to the property and its superb outlook and located on a plot of 12 acres with a sand school, three stables, tack room, two field shelters (one mobile), tractor shed, log store, two greenhouses and a tool shed.
Approaching the property there is a private road dipping down into a totally rural and secluded spot with fabulous outlook, together with a wraparound plot of 12 acres.
Entering the house, there is an oak porch with grey tiled ceramic flooring with an oak door opening into the well-appointed farmhouse. To the left is the sitting room leading to the sunny south facing conservatory, stairs ahead and dining room to the right with cloakroom, kitchen/breakfast room, utility room and double garage beyond.
The dining room is spacious and dual aspect with full height double doors with windows on each side opening onto a south facing terrace to the front of the house with a window to side. There is a short corridor with the cloakroom on the left. This is a large room given that it was formally a bathroom, so has plenty space for coats/storage, access to the understairs cupboard together with a white WC and wash hand basin. Beyond is the generously proportioned kitchen/breakfast room together with an area of seating presently with two sofas and a full height glazed door opening into the rear garden. There is a cream oil-fired Aga to the right and ahead, presently, there is a table with six chairs. There is the wow factor with windows across the full width of the room and a superb outlook across a rural landscape. There is a good range of light wall and base units with contrasting black marble work surfaces, together with large ceramic floor tiles. There is a semi-integrated Bosch dishwasher, together with space for an American style fridge/freezer and to the left a door opens into a large larder cupboard. The utility room beyond has the same dcor and again there is a large window enjoying the same outlook with another sink and drainer, together with wall and base units. There is space and plumbing for a washing machine and presently there is a freestanding electric cooker. Further appliances can be used in the double garage beyond which is presently used for storage and has double doors opening onto the gravelled driveway which is approached from the other side of the property.
There is a sense of flow with a door to the left opening into the conservatory and from here a door into the sitting room. Given that it is south facing, the conservatory is flooded with light and has ceramic floor tiles and the luxury of under floor heating ensuring that it can be used all year round. The sitting room is of dual aspect with double doors and full height windows to the front and windows to the side, with a wood burner and surround providing a focal point in the room.
Moving upstairs, there is access to the loft from the main landing; this has a ladder, light and is part boarded. There are two further smaller lofts which are accessed from the master bedroom and the other accessed from within the family bathroom. The master bedroom has triple windows with far reaching views across the countryside. It is a generously proportioned room with a walk-in wardrobe. Opposite the bedroom is a bathroom with a WC and wash hand basin. Bedroom two is also a large room, this faces the front of the property and is dual aspect with five built-in cupboards. Bedroom three is also to the front, is dual aspect and has a built-in wardrobe. Bedroom four is to the side of the house with a wardrobe housing a wash hand basin. Bedroom five is on the opposite side with a shower room in the middle of the landing and this has a WC, wash hand basin and separate shower cubicle. Bedroom five has one built-in wardrobe and is presently used as an office with shelving along one wall, making it ideal for those working from home.
The more formal garden is south facing with a terrace adjacent to the Farmhouse and doors opening onto this from both the dining room and conservatory. There is an area of seating adjacent to the house, a pergola and beyond a further area of seating. There is a five-bar gate opening onto the cinder track which runs down to the three stables which have power and water, with the tack room behind and sand school beyond. There are further outbuildings comprising two field shelters (one mobile), tractor shed, log store, two greenhouses and a tool shed. It is a totally rural landscape with a superb oak tree in the middle distance and two willow trees, magnolia and witch-hazel in closer proximity. It is a complete haven for both birds and wildlife and an ideal spot to enjoy whilst living in a delightful family Farmhouse.
LocationThe property is situated within the sought-after village of Turners Hill within close proximity to local amenities, such as a village general store/newsagent, hairdressers, florist, post office within the village hall, restaurants and 2 public houses one being a very traditional Sussex pub ‘The Red Lion’. The Ark is the local village centre which hosts a range of social and sporting activities. There are 2 local churches within the village, St Leonards and the Free Church as well s Worth Abbey only a short drive. Schools within the area include Turners Hill C of E Primary School which is within walking distance of the property and has recently achieved an “outstanding in all areas” assessment, Imberhorne Secondary School, Worth and Ardingly College. Close to Turners Hill are the large towns of East Grinstead, Haywards Heath and Crawley offering an extensive range of shops, restaurants and leisure facilities. Gatwick Airport, Three Bridges Railway Station, East Grinstead Railway Station are all only a short distance away and offers fantastic commuting links to London and Brighton. (London Bridge direct fast train approx. 35 minutes/ London Victoria approx. 35 minutes / Brighton approx. 30 minutes). Turners Hill also offers swift access to the M23 and A22.